st. Petersburg “Zenith” Colombian midfielder Vilmar Barrios explained why he decided to stay at the Russian club.
Recall, on June 21, the International Football Federation (FIFA) extended the permission to suspend the contracts of the legionnaires playing in the Russian Premier League (RPL) until June 30, 2023.
Zenit has done a lot for me. The club brought me and my family to St. He put a lot of effort into making you feel comfortable in St. Petersburg. My stay at Zenit is a token of my mutual gratitude and respect for the club. I feel responsible for continuing to wear the “Zenith” form, – quotes the actor bobsoccer.ru.
According to the midfielder, Zenit really wants to win the next championship and get a second star.
“Absolutely everything suits me at Zenit, the club brings me and my family to St. I emphasize once again that he does everything to make you feel comfortable in St. Petersburg. I am very grateful to Zenit and continue to do everything I can to help the club achieve their goals,” added Barrios.
The 28-year-old South American player’s contract with blue-white-blue is calculated until 30 June 2026.
In the second round match of the RPL, Zenit defeated the Soviet Samara Wings at home. The match ended with a score of 3:0. In the ranking of the Russian championship, “Zenith” takes third place with four points.
It was previously reported that midfielder Victor Moses could leave Spartak Moscow. at his wife’s request.